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Year of the Artist, Day 82: Jill Thompson, Part 4 – Magic Trixie Sleeps Over

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Every day this year, I will be examining the artwork on a single comic book story. Today’s artist is Jill Thompson, and the book is Magic Trixie Sleeps Over, which was published by HarperCollins and is cover dated 2008. Enjoy!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for January 2013

Oxford comma in the title of this post: Yay or nay? I love Oxford commas, myself, but I enjoy hearing opinions about grammatical minutiae!
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Trade paperbacks, older editions, and miscellaneous for December 2012

I think this way of reviewing the many trades and older stuff I get is good, so I will continue doing so. I hope it’s good for all of you!
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Frantic as a cardiograph scratching out the lines, Day 356: Zot! #12

Every day this year, I will be examining the first pages of random comics. As it’s now December, I will be examining the LAST pages of random comics, so watch out for SPOILERS! Today’s page is from Zot! #12, which was published by Eclipse and is cover dated March 1987. This scan is from Zot! 1987-1991: The Complete Black and White Collection, which was published by HarperCollins in 2008. Enjoy!
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What I bought – 15 August 2012

“Stories have no point if they don’t absorb our terror.” (Don DeLillo, from Mao II)

What are the odds of her falling down right in front of tiger graffiti???? This is a good cover because at first glance you might not notice how nasty it is! Man, that's busy It's back! ... and then, it's gone again No, that's not an Adam Hughes cover She fears ... the reader! Yeah, I have no idea what the crap is going on here Farewell, Pigs! Because that makes sense! Um, spoiler alert? Darwin really ought to pay attention to the giant floating wolf head behind him There really is a pretty decent in-story reason that we get to see that magnificent ass! I now own three copies of this! Gabriel Hardman is good, yo! Yay, another printing! I keep hoping these will be great! More sexytime comics! Well, this looks ... weird Will it get good again????
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Review time! with The Art of War

I’ve already reviewed some of this, but now I get to review the whole thing!
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Review time! with The Art of War preview

Okay, so there’s a deal with this.
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